Graduate student Daniel Cutimanco was chosen as the commencement ceremony student speaker, where he reflected on his academic journey and possibilities for the future


Thursday’s ceremonies celebrated more than 1,300 graduates earning doctoral and master’s degrees. Commencement 2024 celebrations continued Friday, with more than 2,400 undergraduates earning their bachelor’s degrees from the University of Miami.

Graduates celebrate a new beginning

In his first commencement address, featured speaker and climate scientist Ben Kirtman stressed that graduate students’ perseverance and ability to show compassion will help guide their future careers.